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George Ellis Long

August 17, 1935 ~ August 27, 2021 (age 86)

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George Ellis Long (86) passed away Friday, August 27, 2021 at his home in Booneville. He was a member of Crestwood Baptist Church. He served in the National Guard. He enjoyed mowing his grass and listening to gospel music on The Eagle radio station. He was a retired truck driver.

Graveside services are 2 pm Saturday, August 28, 2021 at Booneville Cemetery with Bro. Chuck Boxx and Bro. Jackie Spencer officiating.

George is survived by his children, Larry George (Janie), Debbie Gillentine and Ellis Long (Angie); his sisters-in-law, JoAnn Long and Quay Wiginton; his grandchildren, Desi Clark, Sabrina England, Paige Gillentine, Josh George (Shelly), Brittany Long, Brandi Rakestraw (Thomas), Amy Butler and Tammy Urness; his beloved niece, Carolyn Miller; his great neighbors, Diane Davis and Harold & Liz Beasley; 11 great-grandchildren; 5 great great-grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. R.L. Long; his wife, Evelyn Wiginton Long; his brothers, Howard Long, Jack Long and Horace Long and his sister, Martha Miller.

Pallbearers are; James Earl Davis, Billy West, Harold Beasley, Trent Moore, Ray Harden, Tommy Sanders, Thomas Rakestraw, Eddy Holley and Billy Morgan.

His grandchildren will serve as honorary pallbearers.


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Graveside Service
August 28, 2021

2:00 PM
Booneville Cemetery

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